More New Moths

My latest effort with the moth trap produced three moths that I have not seen here before, which takes my total number of adult moth species seen here to 190.

Common Footman
Dotted Carpet
Northern Spinach

Meanwhile, out on the hill there were several Brown China-mark (Elophila nymphaeata) moths near Camas Malag. The China-marks are unusual in that their larvae are entirely aquatic, feeding on water plants. There were leaf mines in Potamogeton polygonifolius (Bog Pondweed) that were likely produced by the larvae.

Brown China-mark (Elophila nymphaeata)


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